The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog
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The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog

You only have one set of adult teeth, and they need to last until you are 80, 90, or beyond. The actions you take towards your teeth today will either benefit you or harm you in the future. Of course, good dental care starts with seeing a dentist regularly. You should go in for cleanings and checkups, and any other time you think something might be amiss with your teeth. Education is important when it comes to any aspect of your health, so start reading the articles on this website to educate yourself about dentists and dental care. We promise that when you're 80 and you still have your teeth, you won't regret the time spent.


The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Dentures

    11 January 2023

    Do you think you can benefit from denture services? If yes, it's crucial you get your questions answered. Doing so will help you understand life with dentures and how dentures stand out from other options. Here are the most commonly asked questions about dentures. What Types of Dentures Are Available? Clients have a variety of dentures to choose from. You just need to know the types and their benefits to pick one that suits your needs.

  • Family Vs Specialty Dentist: 3 Reasons A Family Dentist May Be The Better Choice

    2 December 2022

    When choosing between a family dentist and a specialty dentist, many people simply assume that a specialty dentist will be the better option. After all, these dentists specialize in caring for people in their demographic. For example, pediatric dentists specialize in caring for children while geriatric dentists specialize in caring for the elderly. However, the truth is, choosing to visit a family dentist may prove more beneficial for many people. Keep reading below to learn more about three of the reasons why family dentists are often the better choice.

  • Need Braces? Choose Clear Aligners

    28 October 2022

    If your orthodontist has told you that you need braces you have different options. One option is the traditional metal braces. Another option that may work well for you is clear aligners. Below is information on what this is, as well as some benefits this offers you.  Clear Aligners Traditional braces are made of metal and have wires and brackets that are used to secure the braces to your teeth. Clear aligners do not use any kind of metal but instead are made with a durable plastic.

  • Why a Cavity Caught in Its Early Stages Doesn’t Always Need a Filling

    26 September 2022

    Once a cavity has reached a certain size and depth, it can't be stopped—and you'll need to see your dentist in order to have it filled. You've probably experienced a cavity before and had the decayed portion of the tooth drilled away before the cavity is patched with a tooth-colored composite resin. But when a cavity is in its very early stages—its absolute infancy—there are other dental care services that can stop it from developing further, if not quite reversing it.

  • Do You Have A Broken Tooth? 4 Tips To Handle Dental Emergencies Before Visiting A General Dentist

    23 August 2022

    Accidents sometimes happen when you least expect them. Perhaps you fell down the stairs or got hit during boxing practice, and one of your teeth chipped or broke. What do you do after such an accident to improve your chances of saving your tooth? This piece will provide important tips to help you handle a dental emergency. 1. Determine If the Situation Needs Urgent Intervention The first and most important thing to do after discovering that your tooth is broken is to determine if the situation is an emergency.